Hi guys, I have problem with Firefox
stevemccullagh at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 22:30:16 BST 2008
Welcome back Gav !
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On 22 Aug 2008, at 17:24, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, gerhard.oettl.ml at ogersoft.at wrote:
>> Vu Nguyen schrieb:
>>> I have problem with Firefox when I logon to Ubuntu LTSP (server)
>>> and on the
>>> think client with the same user name.
>> What looks like a "logon at a client" is a logon at the server so you
>> are logged on twice at the same system.
> Moreorless anyway. If you open firefox multiple times on the same
> it'll be smart enough to simply open extra windows for you without
> another instance of firefox. If you try to run it on two different
> displays (eg two thin clients or a thin client and the server
> this cannot be done, a second instance of firefox is needed. It is
> safe for firefox to have multiple instances of itself reading a single
> user's profile (eg, what happens if they both try to bookmark a file
> at the
> same moment, there would be a danger of corruption). For this reason,
> firefox prevents multiple instances of firefox running on a single
> You can create a second firefox profile to achieve this. Run:
> firefox -ProfileManager
> However, the same issues can arise with other programs like gnome.
> generally better not to login the same account in two places at once.
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